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(SPEC) Iris dichotoma 'Shilka'

1939, Collected by Prof. N. E. Hansen near Shilka, Siberia

'Shilka' Probably unregistered form of the vesper Iris Iris dichotoma

See below:
CAT31357450 0031Shilka doubleShilka


in 1939 Hansen Catalog EVERBLOOMING ORCHID IRIS ^ "A real hardy outdoor perennial for the Northwest. Shilka blossoms continuously for six to eight weeks after other Irises are gone. Its wide, spreading blooms possess lovely, delicate tones of superb orchid and blue mingled with creamy white as found in the finest orchids. The flowers of this new Siberian iris are delicately fragrant, a remarkable attribute to an already beautiful flower. Many of the blossoms come double. The foliage is attractive all thru the season. /br large size $0.25 Each; 5 for $0.60; 12 for $2.00 Small size, l5p Each; 5 for 40;-; 12 for $1.^5
in 1941 Hansen Catalog
in 1941 Arvista Catalog
In 1943 listed in the Krider Nurseries catalog with colored image.
In 1942 catalog Katkameier,
In 1943 Nelis catalog pictured vesper Iris
In 1945 Spring Hill catalog

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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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